Church of the Advocate

Asheville, NC

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Work Grants Create Work, Pay Members, Help Local Parishes

Our work crew has been hard at work at various parishes, homes, and conference centers in the area. We usually have about 10 or so men that spend several hours helping out on the grounds of these various places each week. They are transported by our newly donated church van. Church of the Advocate has…

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Grants Given to COTA to Provide Work for Members

The Church of the Advocate has a work crew who will participate in or perform work days for diocesan church buildings and grounds. This work (and transportation for the workers) is funded by grants that have been awarded for The Advocate to assist in providing meaningful work experiences to its parishioners. All that is needed…

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Monday Bible Study Group!

          Our Monday morning group that gathers at The Advocate every week was gifted with a new book to read and start conversation about. “Kingdom, Grace, Judgement: Paradox, Outrage, and Vindication in the Parables of Jesus” by Robert Farrar Capon. “And if there is a Christ-figure in the parable of the…

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2016 Lenten Newsletter

Click the link below to read our 2016 Lenten Newsletter! Thank you for your continued support of our ministry. Lenten-Newsletter-2016


COTA hosts Barbara Bates Smith

We were so grateful to be able to host storyteller and actress, Barbara Bates Smith, and musician, Jeff Sebens, in “Deck the Halls, Southern Style” from the works of Lee Smith, Allan Gurganus, and Truman Capote. It was such a Christmas blessing! The Actress: Her Off-Broadway debut with “Ivy Rowe” (in its 25th year!) from…

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Members Help Out at Lake Logan

 A Word From Lake Logan: Proverbs 19:17 “Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed.” This verse from Proverbs felt perfect for Lake Logan today, as Jesus tells us to help others and he will repay us for our deeds. It was truly a win-win situation, as…

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Christmas at COTA

Dear Friends in Christ, We need your help. We are busy preparing for the annual Holiday Party on Saturday, December 12, separating the gift giving on Saturday from the Sunday Eucharist and Holiday Feast, Sunday, December 20. We hope all of you will continue to be part of this holy and joyous event, blessing our Advocate members…

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Support COTA through The Magnolia Company!

Church of the Advocate has been given a very special opportunity to develop a new source of income for ministry from The Magnolia Company. Interested donors should go to the website to see an amazing variety of decorative arrangements, wreaths and live plants from a family business in central Florida. Every order will generate a donation of…

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Need Summer Clothes!!

We have recently cleaned out our clothing closet and taken all of our winter clothes to storage and now our closet it almost empty!! We are in need of any and all types of summer clothes. Please send us a message here, email us at or message us on our Facebook page to set…

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